Reasons to Become A Real Estate Agent

Now more than ever, it’s crucial to stay on top and align finances to the best of your abilities.  In doing that, having a supplemental income is something everyone can benefit from.  Becoming a licensed agent can open the door to unlimited opportunities.  The Chicago Real Estate Institute offers a variety of affordable and flexible […]

How to Become a Real Estate Agent: Hone Your Interpersonal Skills

Working as a real estate agent is demanding, but it is also extremely rewarding. If you put in a great deal of time, effort, and dedication, you can enjoy plenty of success and have an enjoyable career while doing so. However, before you get started with your real estate career, you should know how to […]

Finally! A Short and Thorough Guide to Becoming a Real Estate Agent :)

“Broker? I thought it was a salesperson license?” “Isn’t there just one real estate license?” “What difference is there between a leasing agent and broker?” “I thought I would get my license after passing your course.” If you aren’t already involved in some way with the real estate market, chances are you have absolutely no […]

Introducing CREI’s Accelerated Real Estate Broker Course

Have you been looking for a real estate licensing class that doesn’t take months to complete? If so, Chicago Real Estate Institute has the perfect solution. We have created an accelerated real estate broker course (pre-licensing) that will fit the state-required 90 hours into a 2-week time frame. All you have to do is show up for […]

Real Estate Marketing Tips: Postcards to Get Noticed

After earning your real estate license, you will have a lot to do to get started. One of the first things on your list should be marketing. Obviously online searching, mobile apps, and a Real Estate Agent Marketing Service expert can offer opportunities to be found digitally. However, just because people search online for real […]

Become an Informed, Compassionate Real Estate Agent

As a new real estate agent you will be working hard to build your business. You will be busy networking for new clients and relationships and capturing your share of the market. It is imperative that while you are becoming an established agent, you also become an informed, compassionate representative for all of your clients. […]

Winter is a Perfect Time to take Illinois Real Estate Courses

Winter is here, and along with the change of season can come a change in your income, if you have a job that relies on seasonal conditions. If you are in landscaping or construction, the winter months are not always the most profitable, for example, and may cause you to consider getting a second job […]

Become a Local Expert and Succeed with your Real Estate License

It is pretty well known that the real estate industry is extremely competitive, so trying to make it with a real estate license means you need to provide something special that your competition does not have. Setting yourself apart as a local expert is one way to truly maximize the time and investment made to […]

Four Surprising Facts about Real Estate Classes

Taking real estate classes is necessary to earn a real estate license. However, the idea of taking classes can be intimidating for many people. Often people are scared of the time, money, return on investment and job potential that accompany the idea of heading back to school. Here are four surprising facts about taking real […]

Qualities of a Successful Real Estate Broker

Becoming a successful real estate broker is not just about earning a license and finding clients. There are many important qualities that brokers must possess to allow them to be the best they can be to every client. It is vital to consider these qualities before moving forward with getting an Illinois real estate license. Selling […]